Success In Music: Is It All Down To Mindset?

During my early teaching career, there was one extracurricular activity that I never missed and that was our annual State Music Camp. I loved it! It was a buzz for me to attend as a teacher for many years, the kids were stoked to beRead more…

Is this the coolest thing ever done by a high school teacher?

  Ever wonder how to get your school noticed worldwide and become the coolest high school teacher ever overnight? Recently (January 2015) theatre teacher, Scot Pankey and his 200 students did just that – not with some fancy computer school program or high maths orRead more…

Sammy Nestico Still Making Music at 90!

If you’ve ever played in or conducted a band, the chances are that you’ve seen the name Sammy Nestico written on the top right-hand corner. Mr Nestico is one of the true living legends in music education and we’re so excited to be speaking toRead more…

What Makes a Music Teacher Great?

What makes any teacher great? This has been debated for a long time now. For years, people thought the number of students per teacher was the most important factor in learning. Then educators focused on the size of schools. Now, latest studies are showing thatRead more…

Do “Bouncy Balls” help our students to learn music?

There’s no doubt that technology is fast becoming part of many classrooms worldwide. According to a recent PBS Survey 74% of teachers Say Technology Enables Them to Reinforce and Expand on Content (February 4, 2013). However reports such as this one written by Joan GanzRead more…

A very important issue for everyone

Whether we want to admit it or not, our own health is one of the most important things we should be focusing on in our daily lives. If we’re sick or unhealthly, then we can’t have the quality of life that we desire and deserve.Read more…

Young Children's Listening: What are they choosing?

Even very young children now regularly use digital media. Research published in the US, done by Common Sense Media Research, found that nine out of ten 5- to 8-year-olds have access to a computer. Over one fifth of that age group use a computer atRead more…

Fun Music Company Packages Revised for 2013

  Fun Music Company Packages Revised for 2013 We have just revised our packages to give even more value to customers for 2013. Here is an overview of the changes: For Studio Teachers We appreciate that teachers of private instruments such as guitar and pianoRead more…